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Kathy Brainard, Class of 1966
Katherine Sue Stanley, 72, of Rock Hill, SC passed away on October 6th, 2020 in her home surrounded by her loving family. 
She was born in Painesville Ohio, on May 1st, 1948 to the late Elizabeth (Wolf) & Richard Oris Brainard. 
Along with her parents, Kathy is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Donald Winston Stanley, her brother D. James Brainard and sister Rebecca Brainard.
Kathy was a life-long follower of the Lord Jesus Christ and faithfully served him by sharing in her love of music and life-long learning. She had a special passion for people and made an impact on the lives of all that knew her.
Kathy leaves behind children, Kevin (Victoria) Stanley, Keith (Melissa) Stanley, Kimberly Hopkins and Kelly (Michael) Lynah. She will be missed greatly by her 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held on October 16th, at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens. You may view the service live by liking the Facebook page, Palmetto Funeral Group
After the service our staff will post it to our  Facebook page so you may watch the service at a later time.
Bass-Cauthen funeral home staff provides the streaming services for those who can not attend or are uncomfortable in a group setting.
The funeral home staff and the family of Mrs. Stanley would like for us all to be safe and ask that we follow the appropriate guidelines for public gatherings.
 In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Agapé Hospice (1326 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732) Online condolences may be registered at